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Psychiatry | Medical (MD/DO) School Study Aid


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Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
FEVER Acronym
Fever
Encephalopathy
Vital Signs Unstable
Elevated Enzymes
Rigidity of muscles
Reversal Agent
D2 Agonists
Bromocriptine
Dantrolene
2 mins
Malignant Hyperthermia vs. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome vs. Serotonin Syndrome
Autonomic Instability
Muscle Rigidity
Malignant Hyperthermia
Ryanodine Receptor 1 Mutation
Inhaled Anesthetics
Succinylcholine
Dantrolene
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
Antidopaminergic Medications
Hyporeflexia
Myoglobinuria
Dantrolene
Serotonin Syndrome
Serotonergic Medications
Hyperreflexia
Clonus
Cyproheptadine
3 mins
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
Thiamine deficiency
Confusion
Ophthalmoplegia
Ataxia
Korsakoff
Confabulation
Personality Changes
Memory loss
Alcoholics
Damage to medial dorsal nucleus
Damage to mammillary bodies
2 mins
Delirium
Mechanism
Rapid Onset
Reversible
Assessment
Hallucinations
Decline in Cognition
Short Attention Span
Rapid Speech
Change in Activity Level
Mood Swings
2 mins
Serotonin Syndrome Assessment
Mild Signs & Symptoms
Restlessness
Diaphoresis
Tachycardia
Hypertension
Diarrhea
Moderate Signs & Symptoms
Hyperthermia
Decreased Level of Consciousness
Muscle Rigidity
Severe Signs & Symptoms
Seizure and Coma
Treatment
Cyproheptadine
2 mins
Dissociation
Clinical Manifestations
Memory Loss
Changes In Personality
Mechanism
Unconscious
Physical or Sexual Abuse
Immature Ego Defense
1 min
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Characteristics
≥ 2 Personalities
More Common in Women
Associations
Sexual Abuse
Other Psychiatric Diseases
Symptoms
Depersonalization and Derealization
Lapses in Personal Information
Treatment
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI)
Considerations
Poor Prognosis
2 mins
Factitious Disorders
Intentional Falsification of Symptoms
Characteristics
Primary Gain
Unconscious Motivation (Empathy)
Imposed on Self
Healthcare Exposure
Willingness to Undergo Risky Procedures
Imposed on Another
History of Parental Abuse
Associated with Personality Disorders
Management
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
2 mins
Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome
Symptoms
Flu-Like Symptoms
Insomnia
Nausea
Ataxia
Agitation
Psychosis
Treatment
Restart And Taper
2 mins
Somatic Symptom Disorders
Characteristics
Duration > 6 Months
History of Extensive Medical Workup
Unconscious Motivation
Related Disorders
Conversion Disorder
Indifference
Illness Anxiety Disorder
No Somatic Symptoms
Treatment
Relationship With PCP
3 mins
Transference and Countertransference
Characteristics
Unconscious
Transference
Projecting Feelings from Patient to Physician
Countertransference
Projecting Feelings from Physician to Patient
Types
Positive
Negative
Sexualized
Treatment
Therapeutic Relationship
2 mins

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